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van Heijningen, L.S. (author)
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Parbhoesingh, D.V.D. (author)
The timeline for mobility starts with the invention of the wheel 11.500 years ago. Another 5.500 years pass before the next paradigm shift of the wheeled car. A gradual series of technological advances eventually accelerated to the invention of the first ‘’auto’’mobile. During the 20th centure things are speeding up: Automatic transmission,...
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De Deckere, M.P. (author)
Cities face challenges protecting their population from high air temperatures. In the coming century cities tend to become warmer as a consequence of global warming exacerbating the urban heat island. This affects the livability of neighbourhoods with negative effects for the population. The urban heat island is the phenomenon where the city...
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Rook, M. (author)
Developments in remote sensing created new possibilities to capture the human environment on a large scale. This data is used in the generation of large scale Three dimensional (3D) city models, which has led to a higher demand for 3D city models in a wide range of fields. The lack of semantic information in many 3D city models is a considerable...
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Cornelissen, L. (author)
This graduation project is called ''green BlUE capital: Enhancing the quality of life by implementing climate adaptable solutions in the densely populated existing city of Nijmegen.'' This project describes the transformation of existing cities such as Nijmegen in order to cope with the change in climate, with a main focus on stormwater...
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Kuijpers, L. (author)
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Roelvink, K. (author)
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He, Z. (author)
Shenzhen has long been seen as the ‘World Factory’ and a ‘Cultural Desert’. However in the era of knowledge based development, it is urgent to explore new strategies on urban regeneration in the perspective of intercultural integration. The migration of multiple sub ethic groups in the history as well as the migrant workers from nationwide since...
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Yang, Y. (author)
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Aalpoel, F.A. (author)
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Mekel, M.L. (author)
Since the 19th century, the effect of the urban environment on the quality of life has been increasingly researched by spatial environment related disciplines. The discipline of urban planning has particularly focused on the negative values and the discipline of heritage on the positive values of the existing urban environment. Over the years...
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Prinianakis, E. (author)
Motivation for this project was the current refugee crisis in Europe, although it is a fact that it extents to long ignored issue of immigration in Europe. Many studies are researching the political, economic and social aspects of migration neglecting the spatial dimension. However immigrants regardless of their background or their final...
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Van Calmthout, L. (author)
The introduction of the participatiesamenleving policy direction to the Netherlands has triggered local government to shift its focus towards large projects in their district. Citizens are left to themselves, and take over former governmental responsibilities. This thesis calls for a transition in the policies surrounding citizen initiatives for...
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Ganatra, P. (author)
To obtain free form geometry for the roof structure, bamboo canes are pre-bent. Thin glass is also cold bent and cladded. The tolerances that occur in bamboo construction are accounted by this flexibility of thin glass. Hence bending behavior of both the materials is studied. Different types of cladding options and connection systems are...
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Hariyono, W.P. (author)
Airport cities (Guller-Guller, 2013) are introduced along the way the airport grows. The tendency of airport transformation into airport city is showed as a strategic planning to modify the condition of the airport and chase business opportunity. However, because of the relationship to airport and aviation activity, development of terminal...
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Van der Leer, J.G.G. (author)
Waste is one of the core problems in sustainable city design. In current city planning waste management systems are often disregarded. However, concepts that deal with waste and resources within urban areas are getting more and more attention. ‘Zero waste’ is one of the most visionary concepts for solving waste problems. The concept of the zero...
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Koukouvelou, A. (author)
Bridges are both landscape and infrastructure elements. Looking through the eyes of a landscape architect, bridges become a continuation of the landscape; a manmade action that heals the misconnections of the landscape. The problematique of infrastructure as a type of landscape and connecting element is a crucial topic which influences the...
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Chen, Y. (author)
This project explores the way of developing a better green infrastructure for Toronto to meet the needs of active aging. Regarding the senior population as umbrella species, the green infrastructure is thus defined as a green matrix consists of path, edge and corridor. Each component is designed according to its design principles made by author...
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Stavrou, I. (author)
The Adaptive membrane envelope subject originates from the upcoming need for more lightweight structures in the building sector. Since high amounts of energy are wasted for construction and erection of buildings, the idea for lightness becomes essential especially in the case of office buildings, the glass facades of which can weight thousands...
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Dennemark, M. (author)
All previous three industrial revolutions shaped the site of the Opel factory in Bochum, Germany through great spatial, economical and social impacts. Once a symbol of prosperous growth and structural change, this monument of mass-manufacturing is now closed and being demolished. On the remaining Ruins of Capitalism this project proposes a new...
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